Check the Features wise Comparison of Maruti Ertiga and Maruti Swift Dzire
With Maruti Suzuki Ertiga launch date confirmed on 12th April, 2012, the queries and bookings are in full flow at Maruti dealers and the vehicle is likely to witness a spur similar to its Swift hatch. Being a stylish compact MPV, Ertiga gives a scare to Mahindra Bolero but anyways, the Maruti vehicle will be more towards the urban population rather than the rural. Another sensation unleashed last month, Maruti Swift Dzire is also making the car enthusiasts to dance on its tune with some terrific features and styling along with aggressive pricing. These launches can intermingle with one another and could toss buyers on the question of going either for Ertiga or Dzire. We have decided to compare these two fabulous Maruti Ertiga vs Dzire carvings from India’s largest passenger car maker on the basis of following factors:-
Alluring & compact design of majestic Maruti Ertiga makes it’s maneuvering perfect for the city traffic and narrow parking spaces. Peeled back clear headlamps, fabulous flare fenders, smart rear spoiler, newly designed extended tail lamps and overall sporty styling makes Maruti Suzuki Ertiga a pleasing vehicle to look at. Also, 15 inch alloy lifts the entire elegance of the compact machine.
Smartly designed outfit of the new Dzire is a far cry from its predecessor. More compact Maruti Swift Dzire 2012 now has the overall length reduced to bring under the 4 meter mark. The three-box car is elegantly crafted with New stylish bumpers, Peeled back bigger headlamps, Chromed front grill, Integrated turn indicators, Stylish alloy wheels, Improved rear tail lamps, etc. Built on a completely new platform, the charismatic contours on the trendy sedan contribute to the fabulous work of the Maruti Engineers.
Mesmerizing Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a 3-row, 7-seater utility vehicle with lot of cues borrowed from its Swift family member. Comfortable seats and employment of premium quality material with terrific fit and finish embraces a regal feeling inside the cabin. Boot space is awesome at 135 litres and with last row seats folded, it increases to 735 litres.
Compared to the present model, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 2012 has much better interiors with plenty of features imparted. With wider dimensions and increased legroom, the three box sedan is quite capacious now and coupled with new Dual toned dashboard, Steering Wheel, Integrated Audio System and Auto Climate Control looks dynamic.
Engine, Specification & Performance:-
Under the hood of Maruti Ertiga, a new K series engine K14 VVT 1.4-litre petrol engine debuts which is capable of generating maximum power of 94 bhp at 6000 rpm along with ultimate torque of 13.2 kgm at 4000 rpm. Available with diesel option as well, Ertiga diesel is powered by 1.3L DDiS Super Turbo engine having the capability of churning out top power of 88 bhp at 4000 rpm and peak torque 20.4 kgm at 1750 rpm. Other specifications have not been known till date.
Equipped with the same 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine, Maruti Swift Dzire 2012 churns out 86 bhp of top power along with ultimate torque of 114 Nm at 4000 rpm. Whereas the 1.3-multijet diesel engine yields 75 bhp of maximum power and 190 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are mated with 5-speed manual transmission. The petrol vehicle takes of 12.6 seconds to cruise from 0-100 kmph with a top speed of 150 kmph while the diesel one takes 14.8 seconds to cover the same slot with a top speed of 169 kmph.
Maruti Ertiga boasts of plenty of comfort and convenient features which comprise of a three-spoke, tilt adjustable electric power steering, steering mounted audio controls, twin air-con, USB compatible audio unit, keyless entry and central locking. Besides, it has power windows with auto-down function, Multi-information Display (MID), electrically adjustable ORVMs and several others.
Undoubtedly, Maruti Swift Dzire 2012 has become compact but this time embraces more than 150 new features this time round including Power Steering, Rear defogger, Integrated turn indicators on ORVMs, Power Windows, Automatic Climate Control, Rear Seat Centre Armrest, Tilt Steering wheel with Audio controls, Cigarette Lighter, Front and rear fog lamps, Alloy wheels, Driver seat height adjust and Seatbelt height adjuster etc.
Energetic Ertiga is speculated to deliver 16.02 kmpl for its petrol variant and 20.77 kmpl for the diesel one whereas its sibling Maruti Dzire offers impressive mileage of 19.1 kmpl for petrol driven variant and astonishing 23.4 kmpl for the diesel version, as claimed by company.
Maruti Ertiga is speculated to be tagged over Rs 6 lakh (Ex-showroom approximate) while new Maruti Swift Dzire is available in the price range of Rs 4.41 lakh – Rs 6.49 lakh (Ex-showroom New Delhi).
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